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Probe from an expendable bathythermograph, which measures water temperature and pressure

Probe from an expendable bathythermograph, which measures wa...

CSIRO Marine Research collection
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Measuring instruments
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CSIRO Marine Research
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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QSL card for VK3C

QSL card for VK3C

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Christ Church, Mt Gambier

Christ Church, Mt Gambier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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QSL card for VK2QC

QSL card for VK2QC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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Mounted copy of William Pitt Faithfull and Mary Deane's marriage certificate

Mounted copy of William Pitt Faithfull and Mary Deane's marr...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Marriage certificates
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Coogee Bay

Coogee Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Coogee Bay, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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QSL card for VK2QR

QSL card for VK2QR

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Training Brig Steadfast

Training Brig Steadfast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ayers Rock fruit salad

Ayers Rock fruit salad

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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South Head

South Head

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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River with a letter

River with a letter "K" in the upper left corner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Commercial Street, Mt Gambier, SA

Commercial Street, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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QSL card for VK-RJ

QSL card for VK-RJ

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Aboriginal, Queensland

Aboriginal, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, W...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Autograph book containing the autographs of Australian, English, Scottish & South African cricketers that Mayne played against during the 1921 tour to England and South Africa

Autograph book containing the autographs of Australian, Engl...

Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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QSL card for VK3ZJ

QSL card for VK3ZJ

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicts two saratoga fish

Bark painting depicts two saratoga fish

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Bark paintings
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Cadell River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mandarg
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Envelope addressed to G Faithfull, The King's School, Parramatta

Envelope addressed to G Faithfull, The King's School, Parram...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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County of Bendigo Agricultural and Horticultural Society medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen, 1886

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Medallions
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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1886
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Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djardie Ashley
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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XV11 Mission, 1972

Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XV11 ...

Department of Science and the Environment collection
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Geological specimens
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The Moon, ,
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Jiboom

Jiboom

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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St George's Anglican Cathedral, Perth, WA

St George's Anglican Cathedral, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wati Nyiru

Wati Nyiru

Songlines - Judy Trigger collection
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Artworks
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Judy Trigger
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2013
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QSL card for VK2DD

QSL card for VK2DD

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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The strike, 1909

The strike, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Wishing well and bowling green, Lorne, Vic

Wishing well and bowling green, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Spit and Sydney Heads, NSW

The Spit and Sydney Heads, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Electra toy train mechanism

Electra toy train mechanism

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Components
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Queen Victoria Market, Sydney, NSW

Queen Victoria Market, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Douglas Pratt
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Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Boomerangs
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Bayonet with scabbard from Light Horse uniform

Bayonet with scabbard from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Bathurst City Croquet Club

Bathurst City Croquet Club

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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'Lampu, Kurninarra, Kartalapuru, Kujuwarri' by Kuji Rosie Goodjie, 2007

'Lampu, Kurninarra, Kartalapuru, Kujuwarri' by Kuji Rosie Go...

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Discussion Poster No.42 - Trusteeship, UN stands guard over the rights of primitive people - August 22, 1949

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Discussion poster No.20 - Fuel and Power plans - October 18, 1948'

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1948
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Bark painting depicting 30 circles, in combinations of black, white, red or yellow

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Polly Miller, Poinomaju
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1965
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Boomerang featuring front halves of cow and horse in centre and geometric designs on arms

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Train leaving Belgrave

Train leaving Belgrave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Miss Tittell Brune

Miss Tittell Brune

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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'Susu Shell II' by Ellarose Savage, 2009

'Susu Shell II' by Ellarose Savage, 2009

Ellarose Savage collection no.1
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Linocuts
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2009
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Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1924
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Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Photograph of ship

Photograph of ship

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1908
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Brass drafting instrument

Brass drafting instrument

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pair of silver-coloured metal cufflinks bearing the Holden lion logo

Pair of silver-coloured metal cufflinks bearing the Holden l...

Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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1970
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Bristol Hotel, Colombo

Bristol Hotel, Colombo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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His First Home -

His First Home - "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1931
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